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From French assonance, from Latin assonāre.

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Examples (prosody)
  • Lifting its big glinting wing, it hit.
  • How now, brown cow?

assonance (countable and uncountable, plural assonances)

  1. (prosody) The repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds (though with different consonants), usually in literature or poetry.

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